Public Works


Our Landfill is open Monday-Friday, weather permitting.

Appointments can be made for 10:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

If you would like to make an appointment please call City Hall at (701) 652-2911 


Sewer, Garbage, Recycling
A lagoon system is used for sewage disposal in Carrington, with runoff water handled by a storm sewer system. Additional land is available for enlargement of the system, if needed.

City Garbage service is contracted on a three-year basis. Collections are made weekly for Carrington residents.

For service and billing questions please contact City Hall at 701-652-2911. Please remember to have totes ready for pick-up by 6:30 am on your scheduled day.

Our local recycling center is temporarily closed to the public.  Sorted recyclable materials (i.e. cans, newspaper, plastic bottles, corrugated cardboard, etc.) can be taken to Renaissance Recycling in Jamestown (1016 10 St. SE; former Coke building).  Their hours are Tues. 9-1, Wed. 1-5 and Thurs.-Sat. 9-1.  For more information on what they accept, please see: It is free of charge with sorted recyclable materials.

The City of Carrington receives its water from three wells.  They are located in the Carrington Aquifer, a sand and gravel aquifer underlain by Pierre shale bedrock.  It is 12 miles long, three miles wide, and 39 to 59 feet deep. 

Carrington's water treatment plant uses lime softening to treat the well water.  It can process up to one million gallons per day and has been recently upgraded to ensure an uninterrupted supply to its customers.

The Carrington Water Department supplies water to 900 customers in Carrington.  In addition, it provides water for two rural water systems, Greater Ramsey Water District and Stutsman Rural Water District. 

Fire and Police Protection

Round-the-clock protection is provided by Carrington Police Department with five full-time police officers.

Computerized record systems provide a direct link with the state.

For fire insurance purposes, Carrington is rated as a Class 6 city. Over 40 volunteers are trained to handle any emergency, with the help of annual training and an extensive line of fire protection equipment.

A full-service ambulance is presently being managed and operated by a full-time EMT/paramedic and community volunteers. Future plans call for Carrington Health Center to assume responsibility for ambulance services.

Contact Info

Jason Wolsky
Public Works Director
103 10th Ave N
Carrington, ND 58421
(701) 652-2911 ext 4